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Writer as Historical Recorder—The Corona Diaries with Karen Finley
April 26 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm$124
Writer as Historical Recorder—The Corona Diaries via Zoom
Don’t miss the unique chance to work with the legendary performance artist, visual artist, and writer, Karen Finley as she helps you make the most, creatively, of this difficult time in quarantine.
Since ancient times the writer, artist has operated as historical recorder. In this intensive workshop we will consider how to respond to the pandemic as source material for us to respond to with poetic writings, memoir and magical realism.
Karen Finley is a performance artist whose work has long provoked controversy and debate. She has performed at the Lincoln Center (NYC), the ICA (London), the Steppenwolf (Chicago), and the Bobino (Paris). Her art is in the collection of the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among other places. She has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, two Obies, two Bessies, and a Ms. magazine Woman of the Year Award. Her books include Shock Treatment, Enough is Enough, Living It Up, A Different Kind Of Intimacy, George and Martha, The Reality Shows, and Grabbing Pussy. Finley is a professor in the department of Art and Public Policy at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.